Biomechanics World Association

Technical University of Munich Bavaria Munich University of Applied Sciences
The Institut of Biotechnik e.V.

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Tour Program

The following tours will be offered exclusively for conference participants.

Monday, 31.07.2006
Excursion to Garmisch and Zugspitze    86,00 EURO

After visiting Ettal Monastery, famous for their Schnapps, we drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and on to Eibsee where we take the cable car to the summit of the Zugspize (9,788 ft.)  On a clear day, you can see over a thousand Bavarian, Austrian, Swiss and Italian mountain peaks. Descent by cog-wheel train.

Departure: 8.30h, Building R, Lothstrasse 64
Return: approx. 18.00h




Tuesday, 01.08.2006
The Royal Castle of Herrenchiemsee       55,00 EURO

On the largest of the Bavarian lakes, Chiemsee, we will travel by boat to Herreninsel, where we will visit one of the castles of King Ludwig II, a replica of the palace of Versailles.  We continue by boat to Fraueninsel to visit the Benedictine church and have a walk around the island.
Departure: 8.30h, Building R, Lothstrasse 64
Return: approx. 18.00h






Tuesday, 01.08.2006
Berchtesgaden and Eagle´s Nest               59,00 EURO
Following the German Alpine Road, you will have a splendid view of the Bavarian Alps.  In Berchtesgaden there is an optional ride in a special bus to Eagles’ Nest, Hitler’s former tea-house.  In case of bad weather the world famous Salt Mines will be visited instead.
Departure: 8.30h, Building R, Lothstrasse 64
Return: approx. 18.00h




Thursday, 03.08.2006
The Royal Castle of Neuschwanstein           54,00 EURO
This tour through the alpine landscape will lead you first
to the magnificent Rococo “Wies”-church. Afterwards you will visit one of the most spectacular monuments in Bavaria, the fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein, built by King Ludwig II. Every year more than 1 million people visit the castle which was built for a single inhabitant. Sneakers are recommended as you will walk uphill to the castle (approx. 25 min.)
City Tour incl. a guided visit to Nymphenburg Castle
Departure: 8.30h, Building R, Lothstrasse 64
Return: approx. 18.00h



Monday / Wednesday/
Friday mornings          19,00 EURO
City Tour
This tour offers a good general impression of the city as we pass the Olympic grounds on our way to the Palace of Nymphenburg, the former summer residence of the Bavarian elector princes and kings.  One of the highlights on your guided tour through the palace will be the famous ‘beauty gallery’ of King Ludwig I.
Departure: 9.00h, Building R, Lothstrasse 64
Return: approx. 11.00h

 

The entrance fees are included in the prices, however lunch has to be paid extra.


Please note that a minimum number of participants is necessary for all tours.

 

Technical Excursions

Thursday, August 3, 2006

1.  Visit to the Sport Test laboratory of TÜV SÜD in Munich. This department of the German Technical Inspection Authority is responsible for the examination, testing and certification of sports equipment and personal protection equipment (ski bindngs, sport helmets, climbing belts and walking sticks, etc.)
Departure: 13:30h, Building R, Lothstrasse 64
Return:
approx. 16.00h

2. Participation at a vehicle crash test at TÜV’s high-test crash test facility in Munich.  We will be able to see TÜV’s ECV  (electronically controlled vehicle) system in action in extremely realistic crash tests. One innovation of this system is that the vehicles are steered directly into an barrier using their own engine power.  Frontal collisions as well as vehicle-to-vehicle crashes can be simulated. Our host will be Dr. Wolfgang Hübner, Assistent to the Director, TÜV SÜD AG.
Departure: 13:30h, Building R, Lothstrasse 64
Return: approx. 16.00h

3. A visit to the first public hydrogen gas station at the Munich airport includes a short presentation and a tour through the filling station.
Departure: 13:30h, Building R, Lothstrasse 64
Return: approx. 16.00h



*Please check the website for updated information as to the time and duration of these tours.
 






Zugspitze

Herrenchiemsee


Eagle's Nest


Neuschwanstein


Nymphenburg